Distinctiv Passion came out running for jockey Mike Smith and was never headed en route to a 1 3/4-length victory in the $100,000 Midnight Lute Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 27 at Santa Anita Park.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2010
Hollywood Park has sadly faded into the Southern California sunset, but Santa Anita Park opens for a new season Dec. 26 with a couple of extra months tagged on at the end of the meet.
Points Offthebench will take a four-race win streak into the Nov. 2 Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) following a sharp victory in the $250,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship (gr. I) Oct. 5.
|Jockey||Mike E. Smith|
|Owner||Brown, Jr., Edward J., Klein, Alan and Lebherz, Phillip|
|Breeder||Harold J. Plumley|
|Distinctiv Passion View Five-Cross Pedigree||With Distinction||Storm Cat|
|Dance Forthe Green||West by West|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||W.D. North Thoroughbreds||Kaizen Sales, agent for Plumley Farms||$17,500|
|Yearling||Mersad Metanovic & Jeff Bonde, agent||Kim Harrison, agent||$65,000|